Category Archives: P1a (Mr Marshall)

P.1A Newsround

Last week P.1 were busy continuing to learn to skip-count, this time in 10s, and got involved planting some bean seeds to learn about the process of germination. We also started creating a poster with our buddies encouraging recycling to help save the rainforests. We also won the prize for best dressed class! Well done us.

We had lots of fun outside with Mr Stone learning about measurement and how to make a set of weighing scales out of a coat hanger, string and plastic cups:

We also said a fond farewell to the P.E. students who had us busy practising our basic moves and running races.

Here are our highlights:

  • I liked planting the seeds.
  • Winning Peter Bear at assembly!
  • Playing with the books and reading.
  • I enjoyed crying and holding Manny!
  • Playing at the home corner.

P.1A Newsround

P.1A  had a short but busy week last week, practising counting in 5s, working on the maths concepts of short and tall, and learning about some of the goods we get from the rainforests of the world. We said a fun farewell to the ‘Music Man’ Dave Trouton who had us rhyming and singing about his shopping (!), and we also enjoyed working on our P.E. skills with Ms Paterson and Ms Jackson.

We also welcome back our class camera that has been on its own wee trip around the school- so expect some pictures next week. And speaking of trips- watch this space for details of our class outing which we are hoping to organise for the end of the month!

Here are some highlights of the week:

I’ve enjoyed playing with the Octons
I’ve enjoyed playing in the water tray
Seeing my friend up at the assembly getting her certificate
Doing the skip counting
Playing with the laptop

P.1A Newsround

P.1A had a short but very busy week last week with lots of special guests paying us a visit! Not only did we have Mr Trouton (AKA simply- Dave) play some fun music games with us, but we also had Mr Stone helping us better understand measurement for Mathematics outside in the playground.

We also started thinking about our new topic- The Rainforest- and brainstormed what we know and what we would like to find out. In Numeracy we started learning to ‘skip-count’ in 2s, and at the end of the week we enjoyed some time with our buddies of course!

Here are some of the highlights:

  • I liked meeting my new Read write Inc teacher and group
  • Measuring the blocks- weight and length of the blocks
  • Playing with the water
  • I enjoyed the music with Dave!
  • Read Write Inc with Mr Marshall

Our class camera seems to have taken a little holiday of its own, but hopefully there will be some photos for you next week.

P.1A Newsround

Last week, P.1A were super busy with all sorts of exciting learning activities going on inside- and outside- of the class! We built our own fantastic rocket ships based on the designs we created last week:

We went outside with Mr Duff and had great fun sending our water-powered rockets into outer space:

AND we helped our buddies with their science experiment to build a seat that could hold the weight of a P.1!

Phew! Aside from all this, here are some of our highlights:

I enjoyed being outside with my buddy
I enjoyed shooting the rockets with Mr Duff
Playing chaos tig with my buddy and Robert
Making the rockets out of recycling
I liked making my alien with the plasticine


P.1A Newsround

P.1A had another busy week last week, continuing with our Space topic and watching Neil Armstrong land on the moon! We also learned about features of space-ships and designed our own, ready to be built next week (we will need lots of recycling to do this- plastic bottles, cardboard boxes, toilet rolls etc. so please send in as much as you can). One design stood out from the rest, including such thoughtful additions as garlic bread for the aliens- and even the kitchen sink! You’ll find it below:

We also learned about the story of Jesus feeding the five-thousand,  began learning about half-past times, spent some QT with our Buddies, and lots more. Here are some highlights:

  • I liked having walk a mile with my buddy, and we found Thor’s hammer (from Avengers)!
  • Playing in the sand- with the astronauts and rocket ship.
  • Playing in the sand- playing with the rocket ship.
  • Playing with the little world toys in the Funky Fingers.
  • Seeing my buddy and seeing Mrs Garvie and giving her cuddles- and Mrs Archibald.